Long road to justice: a jury trial verdict for client injured on construction site

It’s been nearly five years since Charles Pamplin’s foot was crushed in a construction site accident. Charles was a welder with 30 years experience when he was contracted to work on a Clark County, Washington construction site. The project was massive: assembling a new oil rig for BP. A dangerous construction site and a scaffold… Learn More »

Three Reasons Construction Workers Get Hurt

Thanks to the labor movement and Occupational Health Safety Administration (OSHA), on-the-job deaths in the U.S. are down 67 percent since 1970. However, there are still dangers, specifically in certain industries. One in five worker deaths in 2013 occurred in the construction industry. What makes the construction industry so risky for workers? 1. Heights 796… Learn More »

Construction Sites Commonplace for Injuries

Almost 6.5 million people work at over 250,000 construction sites in the U.S. on any given day, according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Because of the heavy equipment and hazardous conditions often present at construction sites, the fatal injury rate for the construction industry is well higher than the national average for… Learn More »